Island News

Port Blair, 30 Sep 2014/--/A farewell function was organized by the Headmaster and staff of Govt. Middle School Corbyn's Cove to bid farewell to Mr. Suresh Ram, primary School Teacher who retired on attaining the age of...
Port Blair, 30 Sep 2014/--/Love Children Home celebrated its 8th Annual Day Celebration on September 28 on its campus at Indira Nagar Manglutan, Port Blair. Director Social welfare M.N Murali, speaking as Chief Guest...
Port Blair, 30 Sep 2014/--/The District level Ashihara Karate Tournament & Seminar & Training concluded in a grand success. This event was organized at Prem Nagar  Ashihara Karate Dojo from 23rd Sept, to 24th...

West Bengal & Other States

Kolkata, 29 Sep 2014/--/CPI(M) state secretary Biman Bose today said the party will take action if any functionary is proved guilty of being involved in the ponzi scheme scam. "If any functionary of our party (CPI-M) is proved guilty of involvement in the chit fund scam he or she will not be spared...
Kolkata, 29 Sep 2014/--/State BJP president Rahul Sinha has written a letter to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh demanding better security arrangements for Saradha group chief Sudipto Sen and suspended TMC MP Kunal Ghosh apprehending security threat to them. "I have written a letter to Rajnath...

Sports News

Incheon, 29 Sep 2014/--/Tennis star Sania Mirza teamed up with Saketh Myneni to clinch the gold in mixed double while Seema Punia also brought glory with her gold—winning act as India maintained the ninth position in...
Kochi, 29 Sep 2014/--/Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar today rued the absence of a system to identify and nurture talent early in India, saying they are spotted only in their later years, by which time it was too...

Hills (Darjelling) News

Gangtok, 30 Sep 2014/--/The 'indefinite strike' called by the All Sikkim Taxi Drivers’ Association was not effective from its first day as private and government buses were seen plying as usual while a handful of taxis...
KURSEONG, 30 Sep 2014/--/New Delhi-based C fore and Bangalore’s Education World have once again feted Himali Boarding School of Kurseong for performing well in the field of education. These two educational adjudicators...
Gangtok, 30 Sep 2014/--/A team of officials from State Pollution Control Board led by Chairperson Kalawati Subba and member secretary Thinley Gyatsho Bhutia on Monday toured the garbage dumping yard at Martam to take...

National News

Bangalore, 29 Sep 2014/--/Seeking immediate bail, jailed AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa today moved the Karnataka High Court challenging her conviction in the disproportionate assets case which cost her the chief...
Chennai, 29 Sep 2014/--/At least 16 persons are believed to have died in different parts of Tamil Nadu since Saturday unable to bear the four-year jail term awarded to AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa by a court in the...

Business News

Mumbai, 29 Sep 2014/--/Banks have opened a whopping five crore accounts under the Jan Dhan scheme till September 25 and collected over Rs 3,500 crore in deposits, a top Finance Ministry official said here today. Led by...
Srinagar, 29 Sep 2014/--/Jammu and Kashmir government today said the preliminary assessment of cumulative losses due to floods in the state was in excess of Rs 1,00,000 crore and expressed hope that the Centre will go...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 29 Sep 2014/--/In volatile trade, the benchmark Sensex today fell about 29 points as participants adopted a cautious stance ahead of the RBI policy review on Tuesday. Profit-booking and a weakening rupee that depreciated 47 paise against the dollar to 61.58 intra-day also weighed on the...

Reflex Action

29 Sep 2014/--/It is extremely unusual of a governor of a country’s central bank, who normally carries an image of a conservative tough-talking and always word-watching stiff-necked super monetary regulator, to constantly making public statements and sermonizing the government! Why is the present Re...

Political Delicacies

28 Sep 2014/--/Please do not underestimate Varun Gandhi. The 34-year old upcoming young man has built a support base for himself. This two time MP has a huge fan following that is called Varun Gandhi...
21 Sep 2014/--/If it was time to celebrate for Mulayam Singh Yadav; it  was also time for Mayawati to do some soul searching. The bye-election  results  in Uttar Pradesh mark a wakeup call for all par...

North Bengal News

Siliguri, 30 Sep 2014/--/The Darjeeling district committee of the CPM has threatened to call a strike in Siliguri after the Pujas if North Bengal Development Department minister Gautam Deb is not arrested soon in...
Siliguri, 30 Sep 2014/--/A forensic team from Kolkata will arrive at Upper Bagdogra on Wednesday to investigate the gruesome murder of TMC leader Rabin Karmakar. The team will examine the bullets and the weapons that...
Malda, 30 Sep 2014/--/The English Bazaar police on Monday arrested a man named Tulka Nagraju and seized Rs1.20 lakh worth of fake Indian currency from his possession. The incident took place at Alinagar Fatehpur village...

Video News

Echo World

Washington, 29 Sep 2014/--/Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama would discuss a range of issues of mutual interest, including ways to accelerate economic growth and bolster security cooperation to...
New York, 29 Sep 2014/--/Over a power-packed breakfast meeting with captains of 11 large American corporations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today pitched for big-ticket investments to develop India's infrastructure and...

Editorial

29 Sep 2014/--/Both the alliances in Maharashtra – the ruling and the opposition – have broken down after weeks of hard and bitter bargaining over seat-sharing. The Congress-NCP and the BJP-Shiv Sena have decided to go it alone. First the NCP Deputy Chief Minister and then the Congress Chief Minister have resigned and the State is heading for President’s rule. But the ground situation is far from...